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live local news update. >> we look forward to zeeing you for the midday news at 11:00. laura and i will join you at that point. have a great day. good morning. numbers game. three new polls, three very different stories. is hillary clinton ahead or is it a statistical dead heat? the candidate hitting the road for the first time this morning with first lady michelle obama. but new e-mails from that wikileaks dump show even her own campaign staff worried about potential conflicts at the clinton foundation. commuter chaos. >> i'm going to open the door. just calm down. i'm going to hope the door. >> smoke fills a train in boston with frantic passengers trapped inside, some kicking out windows to escape. at least five people treated for smoke inhalation. this morning what officials say
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led to that frightening scene. tiger attack. kids on a school field trip witness a horrific scene, a tiger clawing at its trainer. her partner rushes in as she's dragged across the stage. everybody, including the tiger, doing better this morning. and chicago. >> that's one into the corner. a rocket. >> the cubs tie up the world series with a solid win over cleveland 5-1. the series now heads to iconic wrigley field, an event 71 years in the making "today," thursday, october 27th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah gaut ree, live from studio1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on this thursday morning. i'm so glad we have a tie.
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you know how i can't choose sides here. >> that's all you're going to say? yesterday you were all about corey kluber and you give jake arrieta no love this morning? >> oh, arrieta threw a gem. >> we go back to the windy city on friday night. this is going to be a great series. >> so exciting. all right. we're going to talk more about that in a little while. meanwhile, with just 12 days until the election, let's get right to the state of the race today and look at some of the polls that might leave you a little bit confused. this one from the associated press shows clinton with a significant lead, up by 14 percentage points. >> but if you go to "usa today's" poll, it drops to nine points. >> trump gaining ground, pulling within three points of clinton with fox news. that's within the margin of error. she was up by six points in that same poll last week. >> we're going to try to get some clarity. let's go to nbc national correspondent peter alexander on the trail in springfield, ohio, this morning. hi, peter.
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good morning. >> reporter: matt and savannah, good morning. donald trump has no room for error here in ohio. three stops today, a state that he must win if he hopes to win the white house. and even as he blasts the media for what he describes as phony polls, he's touting one of the most recent polls that shows him leading in florida. all this as the clintons and the clinton foundation are under knew scrutiny this morning after the latest release from wikileaks. in north carolina, donald trump hitting the gas. >> if we win on november 8th, we are going to washington, d.c., and we are going to drain the swamp. >> reporter: with just days to go, hillary clinton celebrating her 69th birthday, is trying to push an upbeat message. >> i'm going to be doing everything i can to reach out to people who didn't vote for me. >> reporter: it comes as clinton is under fire once again this morning over stolen campaign e-mails released by wikileaks. the latest batch, including a purported 2011 memo from
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long-time aide to former president bill clinton, doug band, discussing how work for the foundation could be used to extract large speaking fees and other paid work for the former president. even referring to the operation as bill clinton, inc. also included, the time hillary clinton considered attending a foundation gathering in morocco after the king of that country, who pledged $12 million to the foundation, personally requested it. close aide huma abedeen noting, she created this mess and she knows it. today, hillary clinton will make her first joint appearance with michelle obama in north carolina. as for trump, he's taking another swipe at clinton and a another former republican rival who's still refusing to endorse him. >> she has less energy than jeb bush. i mean it. >> reporter: during trump's detour to d.c. to promote his new hotel, the candidate detoured from his campaign message. >> congratulations, newt, on last night. that was an amazing interview. >> reporter: praising newt gingrich after the former house
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speaker's clash with fox news anchor megyn kelly over accusations of sexual misconduct against trump. >> you are fascinated with sex, and you don't care about public policy. >> mr. speaker, i'm not fascinated by sex. but i am fascinated by the protection of women. >> reporter: as for the hotel ribbon cutting, trump's fiercely dismissing claims he squandered valuable campaign time, arguing he'll do for the country what he did for his hotels. still, clinton pounced. >> he once again relied on undocumented workers. the same people he has been insulting and demonizing throughout this campaign. >> reporter: trump responding to the accusation late wednesday. >> she said i used illegal immigrants to build the building. except i didn't use one. >> reporter: facing a potential upset in utah, trump's running mate mike pence made an unlikely visit to the republican stronghold, urging voters not to
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back third-party candidate evan mcmullin, who's running neck and neck with trump. >> there's only two names on the ballot that have a chance to be president of the united states of america. >> reporter: mcmullin firing back, tweeting, a vote for trump is a vote for religious bigotry and expansion of government. with days ticking down, tensions remain high, as well as real fears about violence on election day. this is a new tweet from former congressman joe walsh, who wrote a warning of sorts, saying, if trump loses, i'm grabbing my musket, you in? walsh later insisted he would only be protesting after the election. still, 51% of likely voters in a new poll say they have real fears about potential violence on election day. matt and savannah? >> some schools that are polling places are actually being closed because of those concerns. peter, thank you. >> let us bring in steve kornacki and nicole wallace. good morning to both of you. michelle obama and hillary clinton on the trail together today.
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remember kellyanne conway, trump's campaign manager, said the clintons have this great advantage. they can bring out all these surrogates like her husband, the president, the first lady, the vice president. if you've got it, flaunt it. we're going to be seeing a lot of this in the next few weeks. >> yeah, and listen, for a while it was a volume business. she just had so many more. now in the wake of the newt gingrich/megyn kelly fight, it's not just quantity, it's quality. there's a case to be made that trump surrogates are doing him harm with the very kinds of voters, suburban moms that we've been tracking the entire general election, that he needs to win over and close well with in the final days. >> so if you're the trump campaign, how do you counter? >> there isn't a counter. you have to get your candidate on message. you have to get him to stop congratulating newt gingrich for locker room talk at best, misogyny at worst, by calling megyn kelly a woman fascinated with sex. and you have to prosecute a case against hillary clinton. today's front pages around the country have stories problematic for both campaigns. >> let's talk about that, steve. we talked at the beginning about how the polls are all over the place. there's a new ad from the
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clinton campaign this morning. the campaign manager says donald trump says he can win and he's right. they know the polls are tyingening. how do you account for it? do you think this drip, drip, drip of these wikileaks revelations are having an effect? >> yeah, the polls are all over the place. what i always try to do when you see that is average them together. that's the closest thing to a compass you can find. looks like a six-point clinton lead. one thing the clinton campaign is worried about is not just the tightening in the polls, it's a potential complacency. it's a clinton supporter seeing the 14-point lead and saying this thing is in the bag and don't show up. when you have wikileaks in the news, when you have the clinton foundation back in the news this morning with big stories, i think one of the things there, republicans who have been sort of -- it's been a long time for them to come around. they may come around now, seeing stories negative for the clintons. >> we're going to ask you to do double duty this morning and head to your board. let's talk about where things are tightening. let's talk about those key
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races. >> sure. so the race for 270. if you're donald trump, you have to make two things happen. first, every state that's in gray, toss-up state, you got to run the table. you got to win every single one of these and flip one state that's blue. we have two new polls we can show you. first nevada. one of the must-win toss-up states. good news for donald trump. he's tied in nevada. this is a state he'd fallen behind in after the debates. that's an encouraging sign for donald trump. again, he's got to win all of them. but then he also has to flip a blue state. one of the blue states this campaign talks about, new hampshire. check this out. again, brand new nbc/"wall street journal" poll. a nine-point lead for hillary clinton. we can dig into the numbers. what do you see here? first of all a gender gap. look at this. trump winning among men by ten points. look at among women. a 25-point advantage. one other thing we can highlight out in nevada, what is driving that. that college/noncollege divide we talk about among professional voters, hillary clinton and donald trump tied among blue-collar voters. a 20-point advantage for donald trump. again, he'd have to win nevada.
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he'd have to win all those toss-up states and flip a state like new hampshire. still a lot for him to accomplish. >> a forbidding map for sure. thank you. let us talk about two powerful earthquakes that rocked central italy last night, crumbling churches and other buildings. the quakes with magnitudes of 5.5 and 6.1 knocked out power and sent people running into the streets. the tremors come just two months after another powerful quake struck that region, killing nearly 300 people. there are no reports of any serious injuries in the wake of these quakes. and now to that frantic scene in boston we showed you at the top. passengers in a panic after a motor on a subway train overheated. it filled the cars with smoke. nbc's tom costello has the latest. >> good morning. the subway in boston, of course, is called the t. this happened on the orange line. the train involved did not fully pull into the station, preventing the subway cars from opening. the car doors. as the trains and the station filled up with smoke, people
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started doing anything they could to escape. it was a minor smoke incident, but it created a major panic. the scary scene unfolding on boston's subway after train cars packed with rush hour commuters suddenly filled with smoke. the chaos captured on cell phone videos. commuters frantically breaking windows, some crawling and jumping to safety. others working to pry open the doors. >> i'm still shaking. >> this pastry chef tracy taylor used her knife to smash her way to safety. >> i took my scarf. this is my eight-inch chef knife. i did this. i'm also a certified black belt. i attached it to my elbow like so. and into the window. >> the train's doors did not open because the engineer deliberately did not pull the train up against the platform, a move praised by the transit police. >> the motorman made a conscious, and if you ask me, the proper decision not to open those doors because folks would have jumped out on to a live third rail. >> investigators say it was a
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combination of two fires on the train's orange line that caused the black smoke to pour into the city's back bay station. >> turned out to be a motor fire. in the process, we also found a trash fire on the tracks, which we extinguished both. >> five people taken in for smoke inhalation -- pardon me, treated for smoke inhalation, three taken to the hospital. none of the injuries believed to be life threatening. investigators believe the entire situation where those two very minor incidents, including the overheating motor. guys, back to you. >> what a scare for them. tom, thank you very much. i want to tell you now about some disturbing allegations at one of the nation's top colleges. multiple women are accusing a university of wisconsin student of sexual assault. and this morning investigators say they've made a disturbing discovery at that suspect's apartment. nbc's gabe gutierrez is in madison with the latest. gabe, good morning. >> reporter: matt, good morning. the student is due here in court later today for a bail hearing. his attorneys are blaming social media for a rush to judgment. but according to a search
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warrant, dozens of women have come forward asking to speak with investigators. this morning the university of wisconsin is in shock as multiple women accuse a student of sexual assault. >> it's been pretty devastating. >> reporter: so forar alec cook faces four charges, but prosecutors say many more are possible. investigators searching his apartment say they found a black book in his nightstand with names of women he'd met, describing in a very systematic way what he wanted to do with them. according to the search warrant, disturbingly enough, there were statements of kill and statements of sexual desires. the first woman who went to police said cook strangled and assaulted her for more than two hours at his apartment on october 12th. then as news of his arrest spread around campus, police say another woman came forward, claiming he'd assaulted her too, back in february. >> she saw him in news coverage
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and felt compelled to come forward and explain what happened. we're glad she did. she's very brave to do so. >> reporter: cook's attorneys deny the allegations and say their client is a 20-year-old business major with no criminal history, who is seemingly been charge, tried, and convicted by a rapid-fire internet news cycle. they say blind acceptance of mere accusations without hearing testimony or seeing physical evidence leads to the stigmatization of innocent people. and they point at previously discredited rape allegations that received national attention at duke university and the university of virginia. but here in madison, outrage is mounting. >> we just keep hearing more and more about it, how there's multiple people who have been affected by it. i guess it just gets more and more sickening as we hear what's happened. >> reporter: cook is now suspended from the university and is banned from campus. again, he's due here in court later today.
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matt and savannah? >> gabe, thank you. samsung aims to recover quickly after news overnight third quarter operating profit tumbled 30% from a year before. last month, the company had to recall more than 2 million of its galaxy note 7 phones. samsung estimates the discontinuation of that phone cost the company about $3 billion. officials say they're expanding the probe into the note 7 fires beyond batteries and they're trying to reassure their investors they would get to the bottom of one of the worst product failures in tech history. want to go back to that's frightening video of a tiger attack. a trainer is recovering this morning after being clawed and dragged by a bengal tiger at a fair in pensacola, florida. it happened tuesday in front of a group of children who are on a field trip. another trainer rushes in to try to help and was forced to hit the 2-year-old tiger repeatedly with a stick until it finally let go.
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>> the woman did suffer several cuts. she was taken to the hospital for treatment, but both the trainers and the officials with the fair say they don't believe the tiger was acting viciously but rather playfully. we're told everybody, including the tiger, is okay. >> hard to watch though. well, the world series tied up at one game apiece after the chicago cubs beat cleveland last night. i got so many texts from savannah during the game. she kept saying jake arrieta dominant. he had six strikeouts, didn't allow a hit until the sixth inning. chicago broke the game open with three runs in the fifth. they went on to win it 5-1. game three is friday night at wrigley field in chicago. that is going to be a great ticket to have. >> that is a party. can you imagine the scene outside of wrigley field? world series. mr. roker is here. what's our weather going to be there? >> let's take a look. in fact, friday's game could be a little on the windy side. let's show you what we've got going on. a weekend of baseball in chicago. friday, windy, 63 degrees. some showers on saturday, 66. 55, a little bit of a cooldown
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on sunday. we'll be watching that. speaking of a cooldown, we've got snow to talk about making its way through upstate new york, western pennsylvania, northwestern new jersey, and some of that snow in the upper elevations could be quite a bit. we could be talking about almost half a foot of more. this frontal system pushing its way through with this vigorous low-pressure system, bringing heavy rain tonight into tomorrow. the snow will continue on into friday afternoon into northern new teng land. rainfall amounts anywhere from 1 to 3 inches of rain generally. although the heavier amounts are along downeast maine. we have wintry travel for part of the poconos, northwestern new jersey, catskills, adirondacks. snow-covered highways. snowfall amounts, some areas could pick up to 8 inches or more in upstate new york. we'll get to your local forecast coming up in the next 30 seconds.
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morning. the evening we're expecting heavier showers as the area of low pressure associated with the system approaches the central coast. the evening commute will see the potential for heavier rain at times. high today with the rain pretty mild. mid to upper 60s around the inland valleys. mid 60s in san francisco. round three of rain comes in on sunday and another system that we think is cooler and will bring lower snow levels arriving by tuesday. at this point showers possibly late on halloween night. most of the bay looking like you would expect, northbound through san jose, slowing out of san jose through legislator and coop teen know toward sunnyvale. the san mateo bridge is no surprise, slowing through san mateo and out of palo alto. getting to the bay bridge, building as far as the popularity goes. live look past the coliseum, one north of there was creating a jam. know nou things are recovering traveling north past the
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coliseum itself. thank you, mike. thank you for joining us as well. back in half an hour for another update.
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7:30 now on a thursday morning, october 27th, 2016. nice crowd out on a chilly morning here in new york city. al will go out in a little while. we'll go out as well. >> we'll send al. let us know how it goes. >> we'll go out there in a second. let's look at headlines. authorities in oklahoma say the trail has gone cold in the four day old manhunt in the suspect in a deadly shooting spray. michael vance is accused of killing two others and injuring four others including two police officers. investigators have no idea where vance is, adding that it is possible he has died if he didn't receive treatment for a
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wound suffered in a shoot out with police. a chaotic scene in boston last night's passengers breaking out windows, climbing onto the platform to escape a smoke-filled train. the train was about to pull out of the station when the motor over heated. at least five people had to be treated for smoke inhalation. >> the democratic national committee filed papers accusing the republican counterparts of violating a court order meant to prevent voter intimidation. they claim the rnc is supporting donald trump in discouraging minorities to vote. the rnc says the claims are completely meritless. in today's campaign moment, ben affleck is going full boston to get out the vote. >> they're so nice, they don't even yell at you in their car. at least not north of manchester. seeing how this is a bigger disaster than the new york knicks, the people from new hampshire will have to register and vote. >> ben is starring in that psa from funny or die. as we've mentioned today,
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hillary clinton and michelle obama are campaigning together for the first time during this election. nbc's kristin welker has been looking at the relationship between two of the country's most influential women. kristin, good morning to you. >> reporter: matt, good morning to you. clinton campaign officials call michelle obama a rock star, someone capable of energizing the obama coalition while at the same time shredding donald trump. hillary clinton and michelle obama have had a complimented rich in the past but one top official says there is no better surrogate. this morning, a first. hillary clinton and michelle obama teaming up on the campaign trail together. >> thank you! >> reporter: for a powerful 1-2 political punch. >> hello, everyone! >> reporter: an increasingly if big presence on the train, she is her not so secret weapon. a very personal speech
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connecting with voters, especially women. one official telling nbc news this famous line from michelle obama's convention speech. >> when e we go low, they go high? i'm reminded of what my friend, michelle obama, advised us all. when they go low, you go high. >> and clinton aides say there is no one better at attacking donald trump. >> he is threatening the very idea of america itself. and we cannot stand for that. >> reporter: it wasn't always rosy between the current and former first lady. in 2008 when hillary clinton was locked in a bitter battle with then senator barack obama, tensions at times boiled over. >> you're likeable enough. no doubt. >> reporter: mrs. obama getting personal. >> you can't run your own house. you certainly can't run the white house. >> reporter: words a pro trump super pac has seized upon. >> if you can't run your own house, you certainly can't run the white house.
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>> reporter: author kate anderson brower writes in her book, first women that tensions lingered into the second administration, mrs. obama rooting for joe biden to root against secretary clinton last year. >> reporter: the adage, the enemy of my enemy is my friend. the fact that the clintons and obamas are bound together in their dislike and deep disdain for donald trump. >> michelle obama's approval rating is higher than clintons and even her husband's. the first lady, a unifying figure the campaign hopes will be the closer. >> we need to do everything we can to help her and tim kaine win this election. i know i'm going to be doing it. are you with me? >> reporter: one top clinton official tells me they were actually surprised at how eager and accessible michelle obama was to get out on the trail. they may not be the last time you see the two women together
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between now and election day. >> kristin welker. thank you very much. it is a chilly start in the northeast and new england. it will stay that way until we get to the weekend. a big dip in the jet stream. the moisture makes its way in. we'll be seeing all of the snow. look at the temperatures, it finally gets into the 50s in utica. 59 in boston. bang ba bangor, 50. denver will be 20 degrees above average at 80, wichita, 77, memphis, you'll see 80 degrees and heading into the weekend, temperatures into the 70s in annapolis. atlanta is in the mid-80s. houston, the mid-80s as well. that cloudy skies, 50s and 60s out there. seeing a bit of rain in the south bay over the snn cruz mountains near san jose, over towards san francisco and east bay hills.
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that is the trend of the morning. light to moderate showers at times. we think heavier showers to follow, area of low pressure towards the southwest. this evening is when we'll see heavier rain at times for your evening commute into tomorrow morning. another round of rain coming up on sunday and followed by another system due in on tuesday. and >> and get your latest weather. check it out on the weather channel 24/7. >> how can you really tell if the meat in your fridge is fresh? taste it, right? actually, we'll show you a new tool that promises to change your life. >> you say this to someone else, try this. >> a new way to look at a halloween favorite. >> hi, good morning, i'm jeff rossen, coming up, so many of us visiting haunted houses but some of them warn you if you have a heart condition, don't come in. it got us wondering, what really happens to your body when you're scared out of your mind? i'm strapping on medical equipment and going inside, next.
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we are back now 7:40 with rossen reports. this morning the start of a special halloween series. >> we will begin with an interesting way to look at the popular and scary haunted houses, are they bad for your health? jeff, good morning. and the guinea pig for the morning. >> we are having a huge debate in the studio. matt, you love haunted houses. >> love haunted houses. >> savannah. >> fraidy cat. >> i do not like haunted houses. it is pitch black, you have to walk through tight spaces, you have no idea what's lurking around the corner, they grab at your legs, you always see those signs before you go in saying if you have a heart condition, blood pressure problems, anxiety you shouldn't go inside. what's really happening to your body when you're scared? this morning we are about to show you. >> they are horrifying and make you scream. haunted houses are designed to terrify you, but before you each
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go in signs like these issuing a strict warning, don't step inside if you have medical problems and enter at your own risk. so we wondered what actually happens to your body when you walk through a haunted house. we are here at blood manor today, one of the scariest haunted houses my producers could find. i will be wired up with medical devices monitoring my vital in realtime to see what happens when you are scared out of your mind. >> this cardiologist checks my blood pressure and heart rate before i go in. >> your blood pressure and heart rate look normal. >> so i'm good to go. >> you are good to go. >> before i step in the doctor has one last warning. >> there are hormones that rush through your system, the fight or flight syndrome and these hormones can increase your hormone, blood pressure, make your respiratory rate go up, this can cause a heart attack and irregular rhythm.
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>> right away when this guy jumps out at me my heart rate jumps up to 100 beats per minute. by the way, it's pitch black in here. we have special infrared cameras catching every moment. i feel my heart pounding, the doctor watching it all right outside. >> wow. heart rate is now 112. >> with every step i take -- >> this is why i hate haunted houses. >> -- more humiliating screams. and more spikes in my heart rate. >> heart rate is now up to 120, 125. >> but it keeps climbing. this shock sends it up to 138. >> oh, god. >> and watch what happens at the end of this 3-d maze. right there, my heart rate shoots up to 146. >> this is like running, he is like jogging, it's really high.
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>> my heart rate is so high my body actually thinks i'm exercising hard, potentially dangerous for someone with heart problems. i finally make it out. >> i do not like haunted houses. do not make me to that again. >> sorry. >> do not make me do that again. >> i'm looking at your heart rate right now and it is still up and you've been out of there for a couple minutes but you are going to be fine because you are a healthy adult, but if you have a heart condition you should not go into a haunted house, it could absolutely cause tons of problems for you and your heart. >> a spooky look inside your body. when you're scared out of your min mind. >> took one for the team. so what is considered a potentially dangerous heart rate for you? easy way to calculate it at home, take the number 220 and subtract your age. if your heart rate goes over that many beats per minute the risk of having an irregular
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particular heartbeat goes up. >> 220 minus 29. >> times two. >> i still love them. tamron does not love them. >> a year ago we did a haunted house. >> two years ago. >> i literally had to go to the hospital. >> i called al and i said something is wrong i need to go to the hospital, i went to the er, he was like you need to get in there and i for a muscle. i don't understand the thrill. >> i don't, either. >> you are the only one that likes them, matt. >> i take my family to one every year, in waiting river, we love this one. >> do your kids go in? >> they don't necessarily make it out. >> you started with three. >> every year. >> thank you. coming up, is the 70s super group abba finally ready to unite? we will tell you what's being planned. and the 23-year-old wor
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1-1, but there's one person if you can believe this who saw this coming many years ago, not savannah, by the way. here is who did see it, take a look, guys, at michael smith's yearbook photo from 1993, the caption reads "chicago cubs 2016 world champions" and he goes on to say "you heard it here first." that's 1993. his picture went viral as social media users could not get over this prediction. there is another student who caught attention online for his loyalty in the indians. charlie turner's professor discovered he snuck out of class early on monday and wrote in an e-mail can you explain this or should i take it as deceit for which i have zero tolerance. turner replied with complete honesty saying he ditched class to see the indians play in the world series, even including a picture as proof and he clearly found his professor's soft spot, his zero tolerance spot change, it says, do you know what, it looks like an impeccable excuse,
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no repercussions, go tribe. so i think it's kind of a mash up of ferris buler because didn't buler miss school for the world series? >> right, but this kid is a scholar, did you notice where he goes to school? >> ohio state, your school. >> matt lauer alma mater. >> the ohio university. >> ohio university, exactly. >> they didn't have zero tolerance when you were there. >> they didn't. tamron, thank you. coming up, why michael phelps apparently had more to celebrate at the rio cliemps than any of us new at the time. and we're life with priscilla presley on a big day at graceland. first to your local news and weather.
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we're seeing some rain falling in san jose. mild temperatures, too, at 62 degrees. you see on the radar rain from downtown san jose toward milpitas and fremont. a few scattered showers from san francisco to oakland. the main focus of the system offshore in the central coast, that will be on approach heading into this evening. tonight we think that might bring more widespread potentially heavier rain during the each commute with pockets of downpours and still more moderate rain into tomorrow morning. after tomorrow morning we catch a break, late friday into saturday. next round of rain comes in with more wind on sunday. plan on more rain monday night, halloween night into tuesday. snow levels could be at 6,000 feet in the high country. a pretty predictable pattern. the green highlighting hit the
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south bay. we see the northbound routes showing a slowdown that's built over the last ten minutes. our live camera at 101. we'll see a few cars with windshield wipers. mist and drizzle a factor. to the right a car and tow truck in the center divide. that's an issue as well. back to the maps, a slow drive down the peninsula out of san francisco. 24 minutes from van ness to sfo with slowing through san mateo, pretty typical pattern there and also getting toward the bay bridge. back to you. happening now, keeping a close eye on the coming storm linked to interactive radar. any time on our weather page, you can sign up for weather alerts on our nbc bay area app. as expected, twitter announces hundreds of job cuts in a major restructuring effort. link to details from our twitter feed. a bay area coast card crew makes a massive cocaine bust on the high seas with a street value of more than $70 million.
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, a dozen days to go, a dozen polls to choose from. how tight is the race between hillary clinton and donald trump? and the new e-mails released by wikileaks showing concerns among clinton's own staff about fund-raising at her foundation. plus, going to graceland. >> come on. i have so much to show you. >> great. let's do it. >> priscilla presley gives jenna a personal tour of the new guest house at grace land just steps away from elvis' legendary mansion. the look of the larger than lifestyle inspired by the king himself. >> and dancing queens unite.
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the abba reunion 35 years in the making but is it what fans have really been waiting for? "today," thursday, october 27th, 2016. ♪ >> all the way from madison, georgia, to be on the "today" show. >> all the way from des moines, iowa. >> two kentucky girls taking on nyc. >> all of the way from north carolina. i'm celebrating my sweet 16. >> all the way from chester, illinois. we love you, "today." >> abe lincoln turned 5 months old on "today." >> good morning. welcome back to "today." it's thursday, october 27th. it's 2016. now, you have picked an awesome song for your throwback thursday. got a little janet going on.
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>> yeah. listening to "control" last night. >> smuggle up. >> and janet jackson, "pleasure principle" was running through my house, dance music because it's freezing and rain out here. >> we were in the '90s. >> right. >> that's why they call it a throwback thursday song. coming up, slimy spiders, frankenstein, and cheesecakes. we're making halloween treats that are almost too weird to eat. >> i see a milkshake. >> that looks delish. >> you don't have to leave it in the fridge out here. after halloween we have thanksgiving right around the corner. for today's turkey trot we're searching for a great chef with holiday recipes to share. just go to today.com, submit a video of the foodie in your life and we're going to try and give them a surprise from one of their favorite celebrity chefs. >> cute. let's get a check of the morning's top stories. here's the news at 8:00. >> good morning. this morning we begin with the race for the white house. i'm hallie jackson in geneva, ohio, where donald trump will
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hold one of three rallies in this battleground. he insists he's winning, and in this state he actually is by a slim margin. but take a look nationally at new poll numbers out this morning. the associated press has hillary clinton up by 14 percentage points. fox news has her up by 3, as she hits the trail in north carolina today with one of her top surrogates. with trademark trump bravado the gop nominee's now calling the race 12 days out. >> i think we're going to win. yeah. >> reporter: today in ohio donald trump will sell himself to voters. >> one, two, three. >> reporter: after selling his personal brand at a hotel ribbon cutting wednesday. trump, getting defensive when asked why he's spending time in washington rather than on the trail. >> i think it's a very rude question. question, to be honest with you. >> trump, pausing his pitch for a surprise shoutout to newt gingrich. >> congratulation, newt, on last
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night. >> after gingrich's feisty interview with megyn kelly. >> you are fascinating with sex and you don't care about public policy. >> i'm not fascinated by sex but i am fascinated by the protection of women. >> that was an amazing interview. we don't play game, newt. right? we don't play games. >> reporter: hillary clinton in florida trying to capitalize on trump's dc pit stop. >> while the hotel may be new it's the same old story. he relied on undocumented workers to make his project cheaper. >> i didn't hire one illegal immigrant to build trump international hotel on pennsylvania avenue. >> reporter: in tampa clinton looking to tweak trump with special guest, celebrity chef. >> today could be in a certain hotel in washington, d.c. >> reporter: he's locked in a legal battle with trump for bailing on plans to build a restaurant at the new hotel after trump called some mexicans rapists. today clinton will have an even
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bigger name by her side, first lady michelle obama, the most popular political figure in the country, our polls show, and the clinton campaign's not so secret weapon. >> if you want to get hillary elected, vote! >> reporter: clinton holds a comfortable lead nationally but she's still not complacent, she says. >> i don't pay attention to polls when they're good and i don't pay at things to them when they're bad. i really don't. >> her strategy, rack up enough support during early voting now to withstand a possible trump surge. sending her running mate to ohio where tim kaine caught game two of the world series. cheering on the indians and hoping for a win himself. but the clinton campaign is still dealing with the wikileaks release of stolen campaign e-mails. the latest batch showing even her own aides had concerns about how clinton foundation dealings could affect her presidential run. trump meanwhile in a new interview out this morning would not commit to working with clinton if she wins. savannah?
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>> hallie jackson, thank you. a skywest airlines pilot is free on bail after being jailed for allegedly trying to fly a commercial aircraft while intoxicated. 38-year-old russell duszak was arrested outside the cockpit on wednesday as the plane was getting ready to fly out of rapids city, south dakota, flight to salt lake city. tsa officers reported smelling alcohol on the first officer. police say duszak's blood alcohol level was above the legal limit of .04. if convicted he faces up to a year in jail and a $2,000 fine. coming up, former congressman gary condit opens up about the extremely tough meeting he had with chandra levy's parents after her disappearance. also ahead, what justin timberlake has to say about his voting booth controversy. and priscilla presley gives you an exclusive tour inside the new hotel at graceland, but first, these messages. l finished. t, these .
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chandra levy, who disappeared in 2001 and later found murdered. condit has always denied the affair and quickly dismissed as a suspect by investigators and now he's breaking his silence speaking with dr. phil. >> did you sit down with the levys at any point? >> yeah, there was an arranged meeting with susan levy as well as dr. levy in washington, d.c. i went there thinking it would be at least an hour meeting, or so meeting, and they could have asked me anything they wanted. mrs. levy showed up. the meeting lasted maybe 15 minutes. she asked me the last time i saw chandra and she asked me if i would cooperate with her detectives. i'm sure it was extremely tough for them but i think i could have been helpful. i wanted there to be a productive time i could talk to them because i think they were being fed information by someone on the fringe that was just not correct. >> reporter: in 2010, already serving time for sexually assaulting other women was
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convicted of murdering levy but this year they dropped the charges saying they could no longer prove the charges beyond a reasonable doubt. it's all part of condit's new book "actual malice." >> he feels like that the time that they spent focusing on him and what his relationship was with her was time that could have more productively been spent on investigating who killed chandra levy. >> reporter: but levy's parents believe there is more to condit's story than what he has said. they long said he had a secret relationship with condit. they spoke with "today" in shape. >> i didn't ever carry identification. >> that to me is really -- >> yeah. >> -- very inappropriate. >> well, i don't think he wanted to be caught. >> reporter: again, condit has denied it was an affair. now after 15 years he will share more of his side of the story
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today on "dr. phil". for "today," joe fryer, nbc news, los angeles. let us get another check of the weather from mr. roker. >> we got actually a late season hurricane in the west. and this is hurricane seymore, category storm, baja with 90-mile-per-hour winds and it's going the have an affect in southern california and make its way up to the north. we're not going to see its affects but the moisture from it will start to funnel into the south. meantime, big storm moving into the pacific northwest. flash flooding from seattle down to northern california. but then that rain enhanced moisture, tropical enhanced moisture will bring rain down to los angeles where we've got actually some flash flood watches for parts of central and southern california, san luis obispo county. they may see two inches of rain as well. mountain snows. near record highs in the southwest. plenty of sunshine through the gulf coast. that's what's going on around the country.
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and around san jose manage to finally get a little bit of light rain at times within the last hour. 62 degrees and you can see on the radar the rain moving away from downtown san jose, up towards the trivalley. san francisco to oakland a few spotty showers. and this will be the trend through midday today. mainly some light to moderate showers at times. and then we think some heavier showers as more moisture begins to come in towards the evening commute. and we will see highs today in the 60s, rain tapering off tomorrow afternoon. more rain due in on sunday. and another system by tuesday of next week. don't forget to check every day on sirius. a lot going on back here. there you go. >> someone say lunch? >> that's a good looking group right there. >> let's do a little trending. 8:13. >> we start with michael phelps and nicole johnson, rio, at least for me to watch, would be for you guys to be there, is getting to know them as a couple. a few times nicole and boomer came by our set. we were calling nicole,
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michael's fiancee at the time but it turns out they had a little secret. they were already married. "people" magazine saying they tied the knot in a super secret ceremony back in june. this is of course before the olympics. and we looked back. nicole posted this photo on the night of the ceremony and the caption, such a memorable night with my little fambam. boomer did not want to hold still for that. congrats to them. >> so all that time in rio they were hiding it. i don't know. >> i think "people" magazine did. >> he lived his entire life it seems in the public eye. i love when someone keeps something private, keeps it a secret. i think that's fantastic. congratulations, both of them. >> we can't show that boomer picture enough. so cute. all right. is there anything worse than food poisoning? >> i can't think of anything. >> tell me about it. >> it's bad.
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>> here's a device that promises to stop it from happening to you. it's called the food sniffer. you're supposed to hold it next to a piece of meat, poultry, or fish and the device is going to then tell you if the food is fresh. the way it does it apparently is by reading temperature and humidity. the creator also says the sensor can pick up on any foul gasses the food may give off. the food sniffer is 130 bucks. well worth it if you've ever had food poisoning. it promises an accuracy rate of up to 90%. i wonder if they can come up with a version for the laundry your kids generate. >> i don't think you need a sniffer for that. >> can't you smell it? >> you just open the door. >> i think that's a pretty intense device. >> it works, yeah, as you said, well worth the money. let's get to it. first, justin timberlake. i talked about him yesterday having a little fun at his own expense this time though.
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yesterday we told you about the controversy surrounding this selfie he took inside a voting booth in tennessee. it's a state that bans such photos. on the "tonight show," here's what they asked him what he's been up to lately. >> i recently voted. but super quiet, under the radar. >> i had no idea. i learned a little bit -- maybe i'll learn a little. >> this is going to be great. inspire people to vote. >> justin offering voters this advice, don't take the picture in the vote booth without taking your state law. and a sketch earlier in the show justin and jimmy played teens at a sleep-away camp belting out a '90s classic. >> yeah, i really do, thanks. ♪ it's a free ride when you've already paid ♪ ♪ it's good advice that you
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just -- >> that song, of course, was "ironic" by alanis morissette. i wonder who the camp counselor is. >> frightening. >> there you have it. next up, abba, more music here. one of the biggest acts of the 20th century taking on the future. the band has only reunited once in 30 years. but now, they're promising a different kind of reunion. something they're calling a virtual and live experience to give fans an up close look at the legend. details are sketchy. al is shruggling. i'll ask why in a second. the project will pick off next year and will use the latest technology to create digital time machine for fans. not impressed, mr. roker? >> i just wish they would get together and let their fans see them. just do it. >> it's a virtual thing. >> okay. >> so it's not enough to satisfy your abba cravings? >> no, i want them back together. come on.
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>> al is throwing his arms up. >> yeah. i like them. "dancing queen" is great. >> i just think it's fascinating. i think they shouldn't reunite. it gis ves it a mystery. >> i want them back and i want them on the plaza. that's what i'm looking for. >> he wants the '70s back. >> that's it. >> one more. one more thing here for you to talk about today. finally, hollywood's new favorite couple. do you know who it is? martha stewart and snoop dogg are just the new buddy copy. they have a new tv show together. on "ellen"'s show they played, never have i ever. >> never i have ever sexted. >> oh. martha? >> martha has. >> martha? you've sexted? do you know what that is? >> i have used technology for a lot longer than you have.
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>> to who? is it someone current or is this a while ago? >> it doesn't say none of your business. >> there you have it. martha answered questions like at least you can't. that is your pop star. who in history would have predicted martha stewart and snoop dogg. >> i'm shocked that martha sexted. >> i know. >> you're not? >> she's been online dating. >> yeah, she did the dating thing. >> but there's a large distance between -- >> no. >> does sexting mean naked pictures? >> suggestions. >> okay. >> hey, muffin. >> martha stewart sexting. >> i feel like we need to define our terminology. >> call her. we know her. >> we should call her. >> you know her, yeah. she's on the show all the time. >> all right. tamron, thank you. give us a lot to think about today. something else trending this morning, a brand new and very special hotel in memphis. this is the largest hotel project in 90 years.
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>> jenna bush hager is at graceland this morning with a very familiar face. one of our favorite people. jenna? >> hi, y'all, i'm the lucky one to be with mrs. priscilla presley. we're at the new guest house of graceland. this property is just right down the block from the original graceland. it officially opens today. lucky for me, i got a sneak peek. ♪ elvis fans finding a new place to dwell. the guest house at graceland resort just steps away from the legendary performer's iconic memphis mansion, visited by some 600,000 fans each year. ♪ and now as a three-decade dream becomes a reality those fans will have a chance to experience a modern take on his larger than lifestyle with the help of priscilla presley who had a hand in the design process. >> you're going to give me a personal tour? >> i am. come on. i have so much to show you. >> great. let's do it!
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so this is a replica of the staircase in graceland? >> this is a grand staircase. >> it sure is. >> yes, it's a replica of the staircase in the front room as you enter graceland. the chandelier here is even larger replica of the same chandelier that's on the foyer as well. >> reporter: the sprawling 450-room resort features 20 elvis-themed suites, all fit for a king. and located on the hotel's exclusive top floor, known as the upstairs, an area resembling elvis' private living quarters at graceland which no one but family and close friends have ever seen. >> so this is the suite you're staying in, the king suite. >> the king suite, that's right. >> this is the way that elvis' room looks in graceland? >> yes, red, black, and gold. as you notice up in the top here the canopy had a television set. >> yes. >> you can see it from here. actually at graceland the master bedroom we had two.
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>> i hope you were watching the "today" show on the ceiling. >> yes. i don't think we were ever up that early. we came home at that time. >> reporter: another suite inspired by the living room at graceland where the presleys would entertain close friends. >> play the piano or sometimes take a guitar and the guys would join in singing and harmonize with him. >> reporter: and this suite reminiscent of the presley's home in palm springs where elvis and priscilla spent their honeymoon. >> i can actually see my parents sitting here, my brother, my sister and him, myself, his father. it was just kind of this whole thing sprawled all over the couch. >> brings back great memories. >> yeah, it does. >> reporter: other amenities of the guest house, a 464-seat theater and five restaurants serving up southern comfort foods. >> where do you feel his presence the most in this whole place? >> graceland was where i really feel the presence. his spirit is there.
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why i feel it here is just the style and design of what he loved. >> reporter: the guest house at graceland where elvis never leaves the building. thank you very much. >> now i'm with the lovely priscilla pressly. thank you for having us here. we made our way to the lobby. and elvis is in all of the details of this magnificent property, isn't that right? >> absolutely. i mean, if you look around even at the details of the couch, i mean, it's not just a plain couch. there's a little detail of purple that comes in with studs going around. i mean, he was such a -- he loved detail. and he was so stylish himself. i mean, when you look at the way he dressed even from the time he started out in the early '50s, i mean, everyone looked at him and said, my gosh, who is this? he had such a flare. this is really what this is all about, flare, it's taste, it's beautiful, it's comfortable. i mean, elvis -- everywhere you looked, it's -- elvis is here. in fact, a couple of people who are friends of mine who actually
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was in the inner circle came in and looked at it and said, oh, my god, elvis is everywhere. when you see -- and if you knew him, you would see even the designs of the chair, he -- you know, he was way ahead of his time if you go to graceland. >> let's look at this amazing ceiling, it mirrors his jumpsuit, is that right? >> well, it's taken from a cape that was white with clear crystal. and you know, he was a showman. and he did it the first time in vegas when he brought out this cape and walked around and people went crazy with it because he was, like i said, a showman. this cape was all white with little white crystal in it. it's just a subtle inspiration of that particular cape, if you can say subtle. but at night it looks so beautiful. >> so lit up. so you have 8-year-old grandbabies. what do you tell them about their granddaddy? >> oh, my gosh. they know a lot about him. listen to sirius radio. >> the elvis channel. >> yes, the elvis channel. and they ask questions about him
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and they just -- they're very proud of him. very proud of him. >> i can tell you you are, too. >> well, i'm really proud of this place. i just -- this is 30 years in the making. really, as far as planning, wanting to do this. we've had three other people who have tried to come up with something that they felt but this got it right. we have local designers that we've been working with, and i've been working very closely with them. >> thank you so much. it was such an honor to be down here. by the way, the cheese biscuits were fantastic. >> great food here. >> y'all need to come visit. i'm bringing you a mug, don't worry. >> bring a cheese biscuit. >> jenna, thank you. >> i'll bring a cheese biscuit in my bag. >> priscilla, thank you as well. coming up, triplets and turning a spare room into a great nursery. >> then we are really getting into the halloween spirit. spooky and delicious treats for halloween. but first, your local news. i'm ...
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==topvo=new this mning: a very good morning to you. it is 8:26. i'm laura garcia-cannon. new video this morning a coast guard crew making a massive cocaine bust on the high seas. $73 million worth. members of the cutter seized some 5,600 pounds of cocaine last month from a makeshift self-propelled submarine. it happened off the coast of central america. the crew also detained five smugglers onboard that craft. the crew is now returning from its most recent mission. so far this year that team has helped seize more than 10 tons of cocaine. let's get a look at that morning commute out there with mike. >> all right, well, things are not wet yet. rob's talking later on you'll get his full forecast coming up, but says later in the evening commute that will be an issue. here we see wet roads down throughout the south bay, that will be a factor, again,
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building throughout the day. northbound and 280 is still slow right around seventh there's a crash there. and slow off southbound 680. so that's a little bit unusual for the flow of traffic down here. and then getting up towards the tri-valley we have residual slowing. and stone ridge an earlier crash left debris in lanes. again, rain coming into the area and continuing to build so that will effect your drive throughout much of the bay throughout much of the day. we'll track that and make sure those windshield wipers are on -- i'm sorry, if the windshield wipers are on, keep the lights on as well. back to you. >> that's right. if it's raining turn your lights on means turn your windshield wipers on.
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our children thrive. we're back nowel 30 on this thursday morning, it's its 27th of october, 2016. do you know what? >> what? >> it's not a beautiful morning here, it's starting to rain heavier, chilly temperatures, a breeze in the air but we have a nice crowd gathered out here. i have to say we are hoping for an even -- you got it -- we've been hoping for an even bigger crowd on monday all dressed up for our annual halloween
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extravaganza. makes it so much more fun for us if you come down to the plaza dressed up, we will dress up as well and we will have a good time. we are not going to tell you what we will be this year as we never do. >> is it going to be cold on monday morning? >> no, actually nice and comfortable. >> i've been hearing about some slinky costumes. >> don't look at me. >> we're not looking at you. >> just ahead we will make sweet treats, they're scary, too, and they taste as good as they look. >> also ahead our friend jill martin shows us how she helped a deserving family expecting triplets transform a spare room into a much needed nursery. >> and our budding baseball players risking too much why major surgery is on the rise among certain young athletes, we've been talking about this with soccer now baseball. >> how about a check of the weather. >> let's show you what we have for today. looking into the weekend. for tomorrow record highs in the
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upper midwest, wet weather making its way out west through the rockies and some heavier showers and thunderstorms on friday in the northeast. rain spreads through the great lakes, stayed up in the northeast, unseasonably warm throughout much of the country, more wet weather in the pacific northwest, central california, sunday, sunday, the warmth continues from the gulf coast, southeast on into the southwest and more heavy rain central, northern california and also in the northern mild start. temperatures around the bay area pretty close to 60 degrees to start the day. you see we've got rain around half-moon bay to just north of downtown san jose around the sunol grade into the tri-valley scattered showers and a few more here coming onshore, light to moderate showers we think for the first half of the day. and then the evening commute there's a chance of finding a few heavier showers as we head from 7:00 tonight to 7:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. so rain tapering off tomorrow afternoon, break into saturday then more rain and wind due in on sunday. and another system coming in for halloween night into tuesday.
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don't forget get that weather anytime you need it, go to the weather channel. weather.com. >> where are you from? >> england. >> where? >> england. >> where is england? >> london. >> london. all right. london swing. you guys almost don't sound like you have accents. >> we do. >> oh, you do. now we hear it. there you go. all right. savannah. al, thank you so much. now to our special series winning at all costs, we've been exploring the risks facing young athletes. >> two games into the world series baseball fever obviously has taken over. this morning we are taking a look at youth baseball, pitching injuries and the surgery that more and more young players are having. nbc's janet shamlian has that story. >> my name is bryce hill. i'm 17. and i pitched for the seminole ridge baseball team. i think it's the best game in
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the world. i love it. >> reporter: bryce started little league at five years old, by eight he was pitching and once in middle school he dropped all other sports for baseball. >> how often did you play and practice? >> practice was an every day thing, five days a week, on the weekends i would play for my travel team. >> his talent well above average. by the age of 16 throwing pitches as fast as 91 miles an hour. >> do you think there is a lot of pressure on high school athletes to perform and play well? >> yeah. i know that when there is a scout back there and there is a radar gun pointing at you you know you want to throw your hardest. >> but then a set back. in january price tore a critical tendon in his right arm and an important decision loomed, whether to have what's known as tommy john's surgery. >> we wrestled with it, me and my wife spoke for hours about it and we just decided it's going to be his decision. >> it was a significant tear so i could either get the surgery
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and play baseball again or just hang up my gloves and not play ever again. >> bryce decided to have the surgery with dr. jim andrews, the renowned orthopedic surgeon specializing in the procedure. tommy john was a 31-year-old pitcher for the los angeles dodgers. undergoing a brand new surgery that would eventually be known by his name. >> every time you pitch a baseball at 90 plus miles per hour you stress the ulnar collateral ligament beyond its normal breaking point. >> the surgery involves reconstructing the elbow's ucl uses a tending from elsewhere in the body. >> it used to be that this operation was designed for professional pitchers. in my practice there has been a tenfold increase in high school and younger youth baseball players that require the tommy john's procedure since year 2000. >> 57% of tommy john's surgeries are performed on teens aged 15 to 19, only 25% on older major
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league baseball pitchers. according to a 2015 study, in the american journal of sports medicine. >> the number one risk factor for all these high school and younger kids tearing their ligament is specialization and year-round baseball. >> my name is brendon, i'm 11 and i'm the pitcher on the arkansas warriors baseball team. it's my favorite sport to play. >> brendon baits also started playing baseball at five, his injury came when he was just 11. >> as soon as i got done warming up and got on the mound the first pitch it popped and started hurting bad. >> you knew something was wrong? >> yes. >> he said, dad, my elbow just popped and that was it. he didn't play no more. that's when we said we wanted an mri. let's see what's really going on. >> i can tell that's still a tough moment for you. >> oh, yeah, it was. >> were you surprised when he
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for the ligament in his arm? >> yes, we were very surprised. we're very careful with watching him, how much he pitches, when he pitches, how many innings he pitches. >> due to his young age dr. andrews wants brendan's arm to heal without surgery, six weeks in cast and now six weeks in a brace. his parents haven't ruled out brendon having the tommy john's surgery. >> it's not just about baseball because if it doesn't heal properly then it's going to affect him in everything that he does so we're doing everything possible, you know, to not have surgery, but if that's the decision that we have to make and that's the best decision for brendon we will do what's best for him in the long run. >> bryce is healing from his surgery and hopes to play by spring. >> it's going good. i haven't had any problems. >> what would you say to other parents about this surgery? >> well, you've got to way out your situation, your kid's talent ability, the pros and cons and make the best decision. there is no right or wrong answer. >> when you look at him right
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now what do you feel? >> i'm a proud dad. he's worked very hard to get where he is. >> do you dream of the majors? >> yeah, it's a big dream for me. big dream. that's everything right there. >> for "today" janet shamlian, nbc news, loxahatchee, florida. >> it was interesting watching all your faces as we told the story of the older player and then when that 11-year-old boy everybody just kind of looked like this and their jaws dropped. >> a heart wrenching decision for that parents, too. >> by the way, major league and u.s.a. baseball along with experts including dr. andrew have come up with pitch smart guidelines for younger players, they emphasize the importance of limiting the number of pitches thrown by younger players to reduce injuries, the range is from a maximum of 50 pitches daily for seven to eight year olds to 120 pitches daily for 19 to 22 year olds. it also includes how many days rest should be required between pitching outings. >> that's nice to see that
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sports -- they are taking a good look -- whatever the sport, soccer, baseball or football but taking a look at how to make players safer. coming up next the remarkable room transformation jill just pulled off for a couple expecting three. but first this is "today" on nbc.
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renovate today is created with our sponsor lowe's. for more content like this, visit the "today" facebook page. we are back now with our special series renovate today. earlier this fall we asked viewers to tell us about their rooms that needed a redo because they were going through some kind of a major life change. >> our next story definitely qualifies. jill martin is here to tell us about a couple who answered our shout out. good morning. >> this is an incredible series and we had fun doing it. we teamed up with lowe's to find well deserving families across
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the country who needed a room makeover because they were going through a transition, the biggest challenge finding something from the old space to fit in with the new one. >> one, two, three. >> wow. it's beautiful. >> sara and matt turkot first met in the sixth grade, he was the star basketball player and she was the cute cheerleader on the other team. >> we knew each other for so long i think everyone was so excited we were finally getting married. >> three years ago they tied the knot and looked towards their next milestone, starting a family. >> it was far from easy road for us, we immediately jumped into ivf. >> we went through about five cycles where we implanted twice and neither of those pregnancies took, so it was a big emotional toll. >> with their funds drying up they decided to try one more time. this time implanting two
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embryos, doctors told them they had a 30% chance of having twins, never preparing them for the news they were go to receive. >> he said, well, we see a heartbeat over here and then we see a heartbeat over here and then he kept going and said and it appears there is a third heartbeat. and i just started crying at that point. >> this family of two was about to become five and we wanted to help. so we enlisted lowe's head designer deb to transform sara and matt's guest room into a nursery for the triplets to be. >> can i see the space? >> yes. >> the prom was promising, natural light, wood floors, ample space. >> what is your vision. >> a comfortable place. >> warm, inviting, practical. >> sara and matt had a request of their own. >> this is a needle point made for me when i was a baby. >> i love it. >> this was in my bedroom growing up. >> i love it. >> and then this is the picture
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of our two embryos that were transferred. >> look at that. >> i am officially kicking you out. >> thank you. ♪ >> we are in front of the turkot home and we have only had three days to turn the guest room into a baby home but it's finally time for finishing touches. let's go, deb. >> let's go. >> we need a giant giraffe. one of our huge challenges, deb, was picking a paint color that was gender neutral. >> i think this is such a night neutral finish. >> last touch. >> let's go get them. >> let's go. >> i love it. >> it's beautiful. >> more than i could ever have imagined. i never dreamed of three. i know that. all at once. i never knew how it would fit. >> we just kind of imagined three cribbs. >> in a row. >> army style. >> with a few months to go sara
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and matt can cross nursery off the list. >> i know that you and your design focus was based around one thing. >> really off of your little baby embryo pictures, right, there's two images there, but we're moving on to three babies, so within this one space they needed their own little nook. these beds will convert and will take you all the way on up to a twin bed so they will be in their own little nook as they grow up to little people. >> group hug. >> yay. that was so sweet. >> they were so -- >> everyone cries. >> it's so sweet and all the three cribbs lined up. >> that was cute. >> they were so grateful. so the cribbs will grow into twin beds so the babies will fwroi in the room and each shand clear has its own outlet so if one baby is sleeping don't wake up the other babies. >> you said the black boards you could do feeding schedules. >> and their names. >> their names. which one are you?
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>> adorable. >> we're so happy for him. >> next up we do a man cave next week. >> oh. >> i like that. >> oh. >> nursery to man cave. >> thank you, jill. coming up next here is a transition, slime filled spiders might not sound appetizing but we will serve up unforgettable halloween treats. first this is "today" on nbc. important step forward. the time is long overdue... pharmaceutical industry. passes - the ballot.
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the u.s. is the beacon of freedom around the world. those of us who served in the military are very proud of that. i believe very, very strongly in our country and what we stand for. i went to iraq in 2004 to fight for freedom. for generations, our troops have sacrificed for our freedoms. one of the most important things we do is vote - to protect that freedom. i'm tom steyer. let's make the people we're so proud of, proud of us. please. vote. vote. vote. vote.
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it is time for the pharmaceutical industry to stop the entire nation is looking at california. let's go forward together. thank you all very much. so cute. all right. this morning on today food things are getting creepy on our plaza. four days until halloween. >> alias straun is the talent behind the brand my cupcake addiction. it's nice to have you back. how are you doing? >> i am excited to show you my new recipes. these are so much fun for the halloween season. >> it doesn't look like it's all that complicated although you do need some basics. where do we start.
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>> we're going to do a no brake cheesecake and give it a frankenstein twist, i have cream cheese, candy coated chocolates, chocolate cookies, butter, vanilla, green food color and cream. first decorations. >> okay. we have a little dark candy melts in a snap seal bag. >> you are using a ziploc. >> snip off a tip. >> how are your typing skills? >> not strong. i'm going to mash how you do it. >> a couple triangles, going to make frankenstein's head. don't worry if you make a mess. >> how long will that take to firm up. >> in this weather probably eight seconds. >> matt, do you want to do a baking. >> sure. >> in goes the butter into our cookies, that's going to make a
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firm quick no bake biscuit base. they are going to go into a placing jar, then you put in your cookie base and the triangles become frankenstein's head. >> do we freeze them. >> you can let them get to room temperature or pop them in the fridge. over here our basic cheesecake batter but we will dye it green. a little of the green food dye. do you want to whip this through. >> sure. >> we can fold through a whipped cream mixture. >> we will move through this so we can see the end product. >> in goes the finished product. spoon our green cheesecake mixture over -- is it wrong to say hair when we're took cooking. >> this looks to good. >> this is the one you want to be able to lick the woul.
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the list goes on and gets served upside down. so you turn it around and you can see where we're going with frankenste frankenstein. >> adorable. >> do you want to do a frankenstein face? how crafty are you feeling? >> not very crafty. >> make him smyly. >> make him angry. >> i see. >> kids would love that. >> this is a great time to get the kids involved. >> i drew matt. >> nice. >> these are super fun and fantastic for the kids. they are a great addition to the party. using a basic cake mold and dark candy melts. >> let me see what those look like. >> sampling on the job. we have a couple candy coated w whoppers, we will dip that in the dark chocolate and add on our spider eyes.
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for some legs, lick ris spider legs. the kicker is inside we're putting a flavored jelly mixture. >> slime. >> slime. so when you get to the end of this you can eat them or if you are afraid of spiders you can smash them. anyone asked about killing a spider on the set? >> i like eating them more than smashing them. >> i will going to take one for the team. >> stand clear. >> the climb comes out, the spider goes everywhere. they are a lot of fun to add an interactive element. >> kids would love that. >> finally -- >> what do you have? >> these are our bleeding eyeball milkshakes, they are like a chocolate milk shake with whipped cream on top. fun to do with the kids or for the kids. >> savannah has never met a milk shake she doesn't like. >> thank you so much. >> i think we did this by request today. >> good job. >> no worries.
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>> head to today.com/food. we are back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc.
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we are back. 8:54. good time for birthdays. >> time to spin the smuckers jar and find hout who we are celebrating today. a happy 101 rs birthday to alice
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torro from spots town, pennsylvania, loves browsing the supermarket aisle for the best deals. jim schatzel is 101 years old, proud grand dad from cuyahoga falls, ohio. he says the secret to his longevity is enjoying a good glass of scotch. amen, jim. happy 100 birthday to margaret of monongahela, pennsylvania, she loves sports and owned her own bar in town. yes! >> jean manginelli101 as well, she loves gambling at the casinos. >> this is a great group. we have to get them together. >> carrie lewis of chicago, illinois, celebrating 100 years. that's fantastic. she owned a bar -- no. she shares a house with her 97-year-old sister minny. happy 75th anniversary to henry and lydia zacca of
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michigan. two met at a dance hall and have been together ever since. their secret is to never go to bed angry. don't forget to let us know about the folks in your life celebrating special birthdays or anniversaries. head to today.com/celebrates. make sure you include a photo. >> never go to bed angry. >> there you go. >> words to live by. >> don't drive angry, either. >> we have ron howard coming up. i'm ... ==topvo=if this ishe week youla on going tthe d- good morning. it's 8:56 on your thursday. i'm sam brock. if this happens to be the week that you planned ongoing to the dmv, the timing turned out to be rather unfortunate. a major computer problem is still causing glitches system wide. we are now entering the fourth day of this mess. and that means more waiting than you're used to. if you're lucky enough to find an office that's fully functioning. workers in the santa clara branch yesterday turned away hundreds of people. of the nearly 190 dmv locations
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across the state of california, only about half are online and running at full speed. about a dozen bay area locations have not been able to get fully back online. happening right now, many dmv locations open for the day within just the last hour. our assignment desk is talking right now with agency reps about the outage that's plagued the system. you can look for updates on our home page that includes a list of affected locations. as expected san francisco based twitter announced hundreds of job cuts this morning in a major restructuring effort. you can get all the details on the company's contraction in our twitter feed. bay area crew makes a massive cocaine bust on the high seas, street value more than $70 million. on facebook page watch video of the team taking down a makeshift submarine to swoop in on the drugs. see you.
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this morning on today's take a hollywood icon director ron howard on fire again with his latest blockbuster "inferno." the money sters are back but you haven't seen anything like this. and we will ask emmy winner bradley whitford about a west wing reunion. coming up right now. from nbc news this is today's take live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> welcome to "today," thursday morning, october 27th, 2016. al along with tamron and dylan. i had to do that open three times because i couldn't say west ring -- west wing reunion with bradley whitford.
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>> you normally crush all of your takes once. >> i couldn't get that one. the birthdays, we had a whole bunch of interesting 100-year-old birthdays. >> what was the name of the town. >> among hay la. >> everybody getting excited about thanksgiving. before that we have halloween. >> what? >> what about all these halloween segments we have. >> we're going right to the stuffing. >> what about christmas? let's talk about that. >> how about arbor day. so i decided deborah got in a costume for pepper. >> that's your pet. >> my little dog pepper and this is the only -- i posted this on instagram, this is the only pumpkin spice i will agree to like because it's pepper and she is in the pumpkin. >> i got the pumpkin spice thing but then i remembered the dog's name was pepper i was like it's even more genius. >> he has taken a stand the past
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two years about pumpkin spice flavoring. >> how about pepper feel about that? >> 30 seconds after that had been taken she shoo k that off. >> the pumpkin ends up on the belly. >> her waistline. >> well, she has -- we took her to the vet and he said he'd like her to lose one or two pounds, not that she's overweight now, but as she ages smaller dogs -- >> which it's hard to keep pets weight in check because they are always so cute and you want to give them treats. >> they have a problem on the home. >> the doctor was in the speakerphone he said we have to cut out the in between meal treats. i said we don't give them in between meal treats and deborah starts walking around. >> boss co has -- >> they asked if i had pictures of boss co in a halloween costume which i don't but going through the pictures on my phone i found this one. >> boss co does not like happy
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about that. >> she looks miserable. >> if you were to put jean shorts on a dog would you put them on like that or all four legs so the waist comes up halfway. >> or just not put them on. >> that's a good idea. >> she almost looks like. >> a person. >> like a person. >> she looks like she's scottish. >> she does. >> her eyes stair right into you. >> she's staring through that camera, woman, go et these off of me. >> and people will saying she is a boy with the beard. the beard makes people think she is a boy. >> i'm an awful dog mom. i have not found a costume for may love yet. >> that does not make you awful. >> may love, she's going as a chihuahua. >> she's actually a great dane. >> mae love is going as a great dane. i went on amazon because i felt parent shamed by both of you and i can't get anything for monday. >> there is this new thing where you actually go to a store. >> what is this thing you speak
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of? >> there is a door and windows, you open it and walk in. >> it's just this new york mentality to just order everything. i was saying if i get a headache i'd rather order aspirin online than go to the store. >> come on. >> i've done that. >> because there are no dwayne reeds within 100 feet of you. >> the fact that you can do this -- >> on your way home from the subway you've got to pass at least three -- >> i'm in a tunnel, i'm walking, looking for my home address, going in to find my computer to buy what i made a mental note of in my head while i was walking past the stores. >> it's hard to go to the store. i'm right there with you. >> now i have got to go because mae love. and if you have any suggestions -- >> you don't have to go anywhere. >> i have to put her in a costume. >> you don't have to. buck the pressure. >> i want her to look good when i answer the door for my kids in my neighborhood. >> dylan with the strong throw
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back thursday. >> what is this? >> you have a lot of pictures of you as a kid which i think is so terrific. >> my mom gave each of us kids multiple shoeboxes of pictures from our childhood. look at the giant plastic bottle of vodka over my left shoulder. >> that's water. your parents told me that's water. >> no, i was at my grandmother's house. but i was apparently a fortune teller that year. the glasses were not part of the costume. >> those are your glasses. >> those are actually prescription glasses i wore. >> i think you should wear that again. i think boss co in the jeans and you put that on and we've got ourselves a party. >> we have ourselves a costume. >> what did you do yesterday the prenatal yoga. >> it's something that has been recommended for a long time to me. prenatal yoga, it gets your mind and body right for eventual family. >> we have a bunch of producers, sara, kristen mcgee -- >> and you guys travel with a camera crew. >> is this for a story? >> it was for a story which
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actually -- >> a new reality series. >> which helps because it gets my foot in the door. it ended up taking away a lot from it because just the breathing, i can't touch my toes before being pregnant. >> maybe they should do couples, prenatal couples, i could see brian doing that with you. >> i wonder if they do that. >> we don't work out together. >> no. >> it's just like a thing. >> you need your space. >> i think it's more he wants his space because i think i would just bother him the whole time. >> nobody buying into this idea. >> no prenatal couple yoga thing. >> i can't wait to see that air. >> we are doing a bunch of, you know, leading up to pregnancy things, stories that will air on weekend "today." prenatal yoga was one of them and i feel better now. >> how does the baby good. >> feels good. just chilling out. >> i'm fine. everything is great. >> what were you doing last night? >> i was at the dream hotel in downtown new york at the inspire difference award, it's the id investigation discovery which my show deadline crime airs on and
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gla mower magazine, they give out amazing awards, dave navarre row he received his award. this woman is so amazing, she operates a shelter out of homes that she's rehabbed in detroit. there's only one shelter for abused women and men to find safety in detroit. >> really? >> and she rehabs homes and she was our every day persona ward. but joy behar and david navarro were among the honorees. >> and there's henry shlief. >> i gave a remark about the -- it was an incredible night. it is inspire a difference. i took a picture of it. i've never seen this before. they had a dessert wall where there is a stick and doughnuts were on the stick. >> i thought those were doughnuts behind you but i didn't think that was inappropriate. >> there's always humor everywhere. that's a wall of doughnuts.
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you go and you pull your dessert off the wall. >> i love it. >> the question is would you do it? >> i would. >> i didn't and i never say no to anything with sugar because i was not sure. i was unsure. i just felt like it was like do i go in and pull it off. >> are you supposed to eat them or are they part of a decoration. >> i tend to like the second -- if there's a loaf of bread i like the piece after the third piece. >> yes, because it's less crusty and stale. >> you are the one who has been in the pantry here, looks like somebody has been pulling through the loaves of bread. >> it's like a deck of cards. >> shuffling the deck. >> so the doughnuts -- i didn't want to pull off the first one to get the second one to pull the other one on there. that's what we did last night. this weather is crazy. >> this is crazy. even though it's kind of winterlike last night jimmy fallon and justin timberlake were thinking about summer, they had a little summer camp thing, they reprised their camp sketch
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>> tom hanks falls in and if a uls in love with darrell hannah. >> channing tatum will be the merman. >> tom hanks wants in on the remake. he told ap he would come back and then run off with channing tatum. >> that would make it a whole different story line. >> ron howard who directed the original, he directed the original, he is going to be on our program in the next half hour. >> okay. my best friend's wedding, are you up for a trip down the aisle. >> i do love that movie and the sound track -- >> it's a fun movie. >> i know the sound track for sure. michael mcdermott told huchk post it would be a good idea but it's not a real thing. >> say a little prayer, that scene was spectacular. >> ♪ i run for the bus, dear ♪ while riding i think of us
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dear ♪ ♪ i say a little prayer for you ♪ ♪ and we just can't take time ♪ and all through my coffee break time ♪ ♪ i say a little prayer for you ♪ ♪ forever and ever you stay in my hearts ♪ >> i love when they have the lobst lobster claws. >> this is more of your speed. >> a remake. please, this is fantastic. >> one of your favorites. perfect timing. >> muppet babies? that's right. >> the show i would wake up for on saturday morning, by myself sitting in the living room watching this open. >> how cute was baby miss piggy and baby gonzo. >> it's going to come out in 2018. you will be able to watch with your baby. >> i was actually thinking that because now i can introduce him to it and it's a totally different -- look at how cute they are. >> they're going to be cgi.
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>> that's even better. >> i'm so excited for it. my heart skipped a beat. >> that will be fun. i hope it does better than the muppet reboot that was on abc last year. >> that was like an evening. >> yeah, it was horrible. >> less than happy thoughts. >> muppet movies are always good. >> can't go wrong. >> hopefully it's better than getting a pumpkin stuck on your head. you may want to take a lessen from this girl on what not to do. her name is rachel and she was eventually -- here we go, she goes in. rachel, no, don't do it. >> i love that the family is watching. >> and they're videotaping it. >> they're just hoping. >> she eventually was freed after her mom reached into the pumpkin. >> she goes all in, literally. >> the only thing you see the ponytail. >> it does make a funny picture. i mean, after the fact not so funny. >> i would have freaked out.
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>> now we have to get her out. >> her dad wiggled her out. >> look at the brothers, you know they are like, yeah, yeah, no, we're really trying. >> she got out, dad wiggled her out. >> that's terrifying. >> her brothers were probably like uh-huh. >> and that's the finished product and she has a smile on her face. >> now we're going to do weather. all right. let's show you what we've got. hey, it's going to be a weekend of world series baseball indians in chicago taking on the cubs friday windy 63, saturday some showers, 66, cooling off on sunday, game day, 55 degrees and partly cloudy skies. for today rest of your weather we are looking at a beautiful day as you get down through the gulf coast, near record highs in the southwest, more rain in the pacific northwest, northern california, mountain snows in northern new eng
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bit of rain. north of san jose and out towards the >dáçcoast. santa cruz mountains highway 17 drive right now seeing the most rain. light rain showers at times that'll pick up intensity after sunday on tonight. highs pretty mild, too. >> close to 64 in san francisco and plan on another round of óáájjt in on sunday night and one more to follow on tuesday. we think some snow and maybe
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down to 6,000 feet starting late sunday into that tuesday storm as well. >> mike. rob. looking at here, the map is smooth driving around the bay. nothing unusual. typical compressions for palo alto and fremont and the southbound direction. >> the crash is still slow through the area. a reminder a live look in the north bay, a little sprinkles on the top of the road way that's coming down here. looks like we just did the wiper there but there were some midst. we are seeing drops here and there. we'll see you in 30 minutes.
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♪ all right. ron howard has been in show business his entire life, first as an actor now as an academy award winning director whose newest film "inferno." >> before we catch up with ron let's take a brief trip down memory lane. >> this land is mine. >> give me back my son. >> stop. i don't know anything. >> academy award winning director ron howard's films have racked up over $1 billion at the box office over the past three decades. >> she's a mermaid. >> the man behind such blockbuster hits as "splash" tarring tom hanks as a guy who
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falls in love with a mermaid. >> and cocoon where seniors get a new lease on life after taking a plunge into alien waters. >> look at him. that's my brother. >> even taking on day to day emergencies faced head on by firefighters. >> houston, we have a problem. >> and real life adventures into space collaborating with thanks as part of the apollo 13 crew. howard began his love affair with hollywood playing opie in the andy griffeth show. >> what are you doing? >> i was holding my breath. >> ron grew up to be a pop culture icon. >> you are the greatest, fonz. >> as ritchie running ham on happy days that made its way to television in the '70s. more than 20 of howard's films have hit the big screens. now the howard/thanks duo back in action in "inferno."
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>> you can keep asking me these questions, lady, but i'm not going to know the answer. >> we have questions and you're going to answer them. thank you for being here. >> that was flattering. thank you for that. >> ten years since the original, now the third installment. do they get easier as they get along or do you find you have set a bar you have to go over that. >> these are challenging rumors and while tom and my producing partner have worked on them, we are not under contract to do them. we thought it was a great book but we didn't think that the adaptation was something fresh and exciting that would help us grow as artists. when "inferno" came along we thought this is great. this is great. it uses the robert langdon chasing through the clue path, all the stuff people really love but it's more modern, it's edgier, a little more dangerous, around halloween there are even some of those dante hellish
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images that happened to fall in place creatively. >> it was intense. i won't give anything away but my heart -- the popcorn, i was like -- you love watching movies i go he is with popcorn. >> of course. >> it's so intense. >> thank you. the audiences, test audiences and now it's been released overseas are telling us that it's the most suspenseful of all of them. i think a lot of it has to do with the fact that this time tom hanks, robert langdon, is a part of the mystery. he doesn't know where he fits in. it's this whole question of trust. also a great set of characters and i think the relationships in this one actually factor into the plot in ways that they didn't before. so i think as an actor's director i probably enjoyed director this one most of all. >> i would think that climax, i don't know how much tom hanks would have enjoyed that because you could have killed him in this movie.
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>> he gets beaten up in this film. >> yeah, we had him under water on a wire and going back to "splash" he is good under water, we know this. >> some of his best work. >> he was game. look, he is game, he is a pro's pro and in addition to being a great artist and a consummate team player, but he did stand up out of the water and, you know, his head slammed against the pillar and he said -- he said, ron howard, professional movie director, saves the stuff that could kill the star of the movie for the last day. >> it is so true. >> he gets back at you this past week on "snl" and does this ron howard imitation. let's roll a clip. >> it's me, ron howard, how cool is that? i know you are probably asking yourself why the heck am i
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hosting a pet bloopers. show. it's simple, pet bloopers just make me giggle. >> you have to grade it. is that you? do you see you in that? >> i'm going to go with the, you know, imitation is the sincerest form of flattery approach. >> okay. >> tom does that on the set once in awhile, he sneaked it in a couple of times and he actually e-mailed me and said, brace yourself, ron, i'm doing a whole sketch as you, but it's irresistible. look, i got a huge kick out of it. >> it was pretty good. >> we have to ask you about "splash." >> oh, that's right. >> the reboot. >> we're working on it and channing tatum, jillian bell brought us this idea of flipping it. >> a merman. >> a merman and so it's just in development but it's brian grazer's original idea. we are sitting there at our imagine offices and it's the first time somebody has come up
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with a take on sort of doing a sequel and it's by flipping it. we will see how the script turns out. >> tom hanks says he wants in and he wants to run away with channing tatum. >> we will see where the screenplay takes it. >> that's a no. >> it's a development process. >> ron howard, thank you so much. "inferno" hitting theaters tomorrow. coming up next, emmy winning actress tracey ullman back to her sketch comedy roots. get ready to laugh, some of her best impersonations, the woman best impersonations, the woman who is responsible for the ♪ best impersonations, the woman who is responsible for the life can be messy... but with crayola color wonder... it doesn't have to be. because the fun stays on the page... and doesn't go anywhere else. don't you wish life could be this mess-free? all magic, no mess.
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do you want me to call the police? >> i don't know what you mean. >> oh, it's you, isn't it? >> if you mean is it judy dench. >> you are a national treasure. >> i can get away with anything but of course i don't. oh, what is that over there? my mistake. >> i love it. >> that is so spot on. >> it's great makeup, isn't it? yeah. >> but the scenario, being judy dench shoplifting. >> she can get away with anything and she pearces tires on cars and scratches them and they are like you are judy dench. >> she actually liked it. >> she said i'm tracey ullman and she pre tends to steal things when she's leaving meetings so i've been told.
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>> so she is all in. >> yeah. >> is that one of your favorite characters to may or do you have a favorite? >> if i did i'd write a show where i just played one person which would make it easier. no, i just love being everybody. here i'm angela merkel, judy dench, kmil camilla parker bowl. no, i don't, i love being somebody new every hour. >> when did you realize that you could do these faces and voices and make people laugh doing them in. >> on my mother's window sill when i was six, that's how i start the show with a little film of me when i was young i used to dance in my mother's bedroom, i did a show in my mother's bedroom and i was a spinoff of my sister patty ullman, which she likes to point out, you are just a spinoff. i could impersonate my teachers, my neighbors, my friends and, i don't know, it's just what i do. that's how i --
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>> but you were also a singer and you had an album. >> i was like a one-hit wonder pop star for a second there. >> that's a big deal. >> look at you doing that. >> there i am. there he is. >> with paul mccartney. big deal. >> that's not so shabby. >> look at us, we're so young. i just showed up at his pink in a mini dress and said will you be in my video? he said i will come down stairs and do that. >> and he did it. >> if you show up in somebody's office with a pink mini dress it's hard for them to say no. >> al, you should try that. >> i have tried that, it doesn't work. you are also my hero. >> am i? >> al roker's hero. get out of here. look at him. he's always here, he's here. he's here. solid dependable, look at him, al. >> i love this. >> i'm trying to bend his
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glasses, i can't, they're glued on. >> this is a mask. >> smart, he smells nice. this is him. this is how he gets up. >> this is exciting. but you brought us the simpsons. >> yeah, i did. >> in your original show on fox. >> yeah. i breast-fed the yellow people and i wish i could get three minutes in the middle of their show. i love them. >> do they give you credit for you having been the reason why they are around. >> yeah, of course they do. it's great. i'm thrilled to be associated with it. >> tracey, thank you so much. >> julie, julie, remember all that advice years ago, this is my best impression of julie, i can't stop. stop me. slap me. >> i just want to hear -- >> tracey is going to continue with her show it premieres tomorrow night on hbo. you have the weather. >> would you like to do the weather with me. >> tell me what the weather was
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going to be like years ago when i first met you and you were like, i don't know. you were like winding me up. i was like i'm going to hawaii, what's the weather going to be like. you were like i don't know. >> come on, do the weather with me. yeah. i can't get enough tracey ullman -- we have to go like that. >> just keep moving. it's halloween. i will do the splits at the end i promise. >> you will? >> i will. >> you're going to do a split at the end. >> at the end. >> record highs in the plains, widespread warmth -- since we are talking widespread warmth why don't you do your split. >> what did i say i would do that for? >> yes. tracey ullman, ladies and gentlemen. tracey ullman. that's what's going on around the country, here is what's happening in your right now cloudy skies. rainy and 64 degrees outside.
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>> years of living dangerously which premieres on "national geographic" on sunday it a documentary series that examines climate change from all different angles. my particular episode is about how do we deal with this issue in a nonpartisan way? how do we deal with people who we fundamentally disagree with in order to make progress on this -- on this issue? it was fascinating. >> it's an interesting way in. you got a lot of celebrities involved in this. it's the first project we see david letterman in. >> he examines the way india is building up solar power and it deals with the questions of why we are not doing as much here when they're doing it there. gisele is in this, jack black is in this series. >> all the celebrities tackle a
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different way to approach the subject. >> yes. and my particular thing was dealing with republicans who have been resistant to acknowledge the science on climate change and there's some real heroes in congress, carlos car bellow from the 27th district in florida has shown that he really wants to work on this, lee zeldin who represents the first district in new york and the only way to move forward on this issue is in a bipartisan way. it's so much fun as we can see every day to shame and humiliate people who you disagree with politically, but it does not get anything done. >> sure. >> and it was a fascinating way to learn how the citizens climate lobby is reaching to congress to find a bipartisan way to deal with these issues. >> speaking of bipartisan everybody loves -- loved the "west wing" and you guys got together recently a bunch of you, allison janey. >> she got a star and it was
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incredibly -- richard schiff spoke for all of us movingly. it was amazing to stand behind allison who was truly one of the most beloved -- there is nobody who has ever worked with her who hasn't loved her. >> reunion? >> huh? >> reunion, "west wing." >> i'm ready. >> can you do a split, too? >> of course i can. >> can we see it? >> of course you can. >> season two of years of living dangerously premieres this sunday night. we're back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc. that is impressive. wow.
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=trx t o anor= ==an== happening w right now san jose in livermore, we are seeing light rain. mild temperatures with those rain drops, mid-60s in san jose and there you see the rain in livermore of 61 degrees. tri-valley down in the south
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bay, across santa cruz mountains, that's where the rain is right now. showers approaching for the evening commute and more rain on sunday and another round of rain as we head towards tuesday. three more storms the next seven days. >> the rain did travel through as rob says things are getting worse towards the evening so be careful there. over here, we are planning for unusual delays, 84 all the way up to 580 of an earlier crash there and there maybe some debris in the area. the rest of the bay is moving well. the sky is not clearing as rob is talking about. maybe some windshield wipers is needed. happening right now, a major computer outage is into its fourth day as the dmv headaches continue.
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some signs it is getting back to normal. we are talking with dmv representatives about when the fix will be finish. you can look at our updates on our website. the bay area coast guards team made a massive cocaine bust on the high seas, you can find it out more on our facebook. we'll see you in 30.
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from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> hey, everybody, so glad you're here with us for thursday thirsty. it's october 27th. that's "body moves" by dnce. >> animal lover beth stern is here. we're talking about hero dogs that save people's lives. >> i could barely get through it last year, remember? breaks your heart. t

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